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Junior Halsey Moe, playing Daniel Beauxhomme, and senior Emma Chang, playing Ti Moune, perform in Once On This Island on May 15. “I think I am just going to miss the atmosphere of SPA theater because we are so close,” Chang said.

Ensemble cast brings to life the best musical you’ve never heard of

Patrick Commers, Arts Critic May 30, 2014

It is curtains for the Upper School musical Once on this Island. A story of life, love, and loss, Once on this Island was a well rehearsed, song filled production. Centering on a small Caribbean island...

Students stand for applause at the end of the Pops Concert on Dec. 7, 2013. “In general, I am very happy with all of my students this year. Everyone is working hard and is doing their very best,”  Upper School Orchestra Director Englehardt said.

Pops concert comes together just in time

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinion Editor December 12, 2013

The week leading into this year’s Pops Concert was marked by a distinct sense of crisis. Time limitations caused by the new class schedule, along with an ambitious array of pieces, left the musicians...

Seniors Jared Mosher, Ellis Evans, and Emma Chang prepare for the Student Diversity Leadership Conference. “The honesty you see from people—it’s just amazing! Kids just break down and tell their deepest darkest secrets,” Mosher said.

Students will explore identity at Diversity Leadership Conference

Eva Perez-Greene, In-Depth Editor November 27, 2013

Senior Jared Mosher stands at the board and illustrates his point in preparation for the Student Diversity Leadership Conference. It’s good practice for Mosher, who will do this again for new conference...

Senior Nick Cohen poses for his senior brunch photo. “Generally it’s a time to come together with the parents, for whom senior year has a lot of emotional pulls,” Upper School Dean of Students Judy Cummins said.

Seniors and parents prepare for brunch

Lucy Li, Managing Editor/Online Editor in Chief November 24, 2013

Dark blue invitation cards arrived at the homes of seniors in late October, a new design inviting them to an old tradition of St. Paul Academy and Summit School: Senior Brunch. “The Senior Brunch...

Seniors and kindergartners listen for directions before beginning. This year's pumpkins were slightly larger than previous years'.

Gallery: Seniors participate in pumpkin carving tradition at Lower School

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor November 4, 2013

Around 50 seniors drove to the Lower School to help kindergartners carve pumpkins on Oct. 4. Check out the full story under the News section on rubiconline.

Upper School Choral Activities teacher Anne Klus teaches the Music Seminar class. “Each student brings their own expertise and musical insight into the class,“ Klus said.

Music Seminar offers a unique learning experience

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinion Editor October 25, 2013

Today’s lesson involves rules for conversion between major and minor scales, but in a matter of minutes, several students make it clear that they don’t understand the notes written on the whiteboard. “Excuse...

Junior Mansuda Arora and Senior Emma Chang meet with a college representative. “The process can seem really stressful and really hard but it doesn’t have to be,” Assistant Director of College Counseling Karna Humphrey said.

Seniors begin college application process

Eva Malloy, Staff Writer October 24, 2013

October brings early acceptance college application deadlines to many St. Paul Academy and Summit School seniors. Early acceptance is an opportunity for seniors who are confident and have a clearly defined...

Senior Class Leadership Council member Emma Chang puts up a senior's baby picture on the wall of the senior lounge. “The reason why we have the baby pictures is to show yourself from when you are really little, and once you give your speech, it shows the change,” Chang said.

Senior baby pictures collect on walls of senior lounge

Hannah Johnson, Editor in Chief October 22, 2013

Among the Midnight Red posters and graffiti art on the walls of the senior lounge sits a growing number of adorable baby pictures. Seniors gawk at all of the silly faces and adorable outfits. Many try...

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